HB 1886 (Jones) 02/03/2015

Posted on February 3, 2015 in: 2015 General AssemblyPublic Private Partnerships

Establishes the requirements for a finding of public interest, requires such a finding prior to an initiation of procurement, and establishes the Transportation Public-Private Partnership Advisory Committee to determine whether a proposal for the operation and development of a transportation facility serves a public purpose and report such determination to the General Assembly. The bill also requires certification of the finding prior to the execution of a comprehensive agreement and requires the public-private partnership guidelines to incorporate the finding. The bill also requires VDOT to establish (i) a process for identifying high-risk projects and (ii) procurement processes and guidelines for such projects to ensure that the public interest is protected.

02/03/15 House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE [ 98-Y / 0-N ]